World Mosquito Day took place on 20th August this year, the aim of which to bring awareness to the threat we all face against these nuisance pests. The following article summarizes just a few of the potential dangers us human beings are up against, when we come into contact with mosquitoes.
Mosquitoes are considered as one of the most dangerous creatures on the planet because they tend to spread many deadly diseases. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control report that the insects kill more than one million people in a year just through the transmission of malaria. There are a number of people who fall sick and are killed by other mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue fever, yellow fever and West Nile virus.
As you can see, there are some nasty diseases, some of which can potentially be life threatening. So if you’re not taking charge of your mosquito control, you might want to think about putting something in place. No matter where in the world you might be, there’s risk so be safe!
Do you know how to prepare yourself for the constant battle against mosquitoes? This article has a few tips and tricks you might find useful.
Buzzing mosquitoes, itchy bites, and spray-on repellents are all part of outdoor summer “fun,” and for some of us, they’re unavoidable. If you feel as if you have a huge mosquito target on your back — or arm, or leg — it’s not in your head. Here’s why, and what you can do about it.
World Mosquito Day may have been and gone, but we need to be sharing knowledge each and every day to make sure the word gets around.
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